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Friday, May 20 is Visakha Bucha Day

Banks and government offices closed Friday, May 20, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day. This Buddhist...

Thousands line local roads for Buddhist relics parade

Over a hundred monks prepare to lead a parade throughout the greater Naklua, Pattaya and Jomtien areas so that people could sprinkle holy water...

Buddhist relics on display during April 13 Songkran parade

Pattaya’s devout will be given a chance to sprinkle holy water on Buddhist relics from the Sanctuary of Truth during a Songkran parade through...

Today (Friday) is Visakha Bucha Day

Banks and government offices closed Friday, May 24, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day....

Monday, February 25 is Makha Bucha Day

Banks, offices will be closed This year, Makha Bucha Day (Buddhist All Saints Day) falls on Monday, February 25.  Government offices,...

Thailand celebrates two major Buddhist holidays

Last weekend, parades filled the streets and local temples were filled with worshipers as Thailand celebrated two major Buddhist holidays, Asalaha Bucha Day and...

Prominent Pattayans make Bangkok pilgrimage

Sopin Tappajug, MD of the Diana Group along with Yattipong Intrarat, civil engineer at Pattaya City Hall, Sakran Wattana, a renowned Yoga teacher...

Sattahip residents clean, cremate bones of forgotten dead

More than 1,000 Sattahip residents dug up the graves of Sawang Rojthummasathan graveyard internees without families to clean bones and prepare them for...

Eastern region Buddhists celebrate Makha Bucha Day

Senior monks lead the Wien Thien ceremony at Wat Dhamsamakhee during Makha Bucha (Buddhist All Saints) Day, March 7.  Thousands upon thousands of faithful...

Giving Alms at the Redemptorist Children’s Home

On June the 21st at the Redemptorist Children’s Home the director Supachai Sathirasilapin chaired a ceremony that would raise funds for scholarships, the vice...

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Tuesday, May 29 is Visakha Bucha Day

Banks and government offices closed Tuesday, May 29, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day. This Buddhist Holy...

PM offers apologies over arrest of Phra Buddha Isara

Bangkok - Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha and his deputy, Gen Prawit Wonsuwan, have publicly apologized for Thai authorities’ handling of the arrest of...
Energy Minister Siri Jirapongphan.

Energy Min to cap diesel price at 30 baht

Bangkok - Energy Minister Siri Jirapongphan says the government will keep the diesel price at no higher than 30 baht per liter in a...

BMW unveils investment plan for Thailand

Bangkok - BMW has unveiled a plan to produce plug-in Hybrid cars in Thailand as the booming market boosts the manufacturing of environmentally friendly...

BMA unclogs canals in preparation for rainy season

Bangkok - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is improving the drainage capacity of Bangkok canals and sewers ahead of the upcoming monsoon season. BMA officials...

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